Edward Snowden Implicates Queen of England’s Selfies

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EGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 17: Queen Elizabeth II attends The Cartier Queen's Cup Final at Guards Polo Club on June 17, 2012 in Egham, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)
Photo: Stuart Wilson/Getty Images

In a newly published interview with the NSA leaker, conducted before he outed himself and went on the run, by encryption expert/WikiLeaks associate Jacob Appelbaum, Edward Snowden explained the extent of U.S. surveillance abroad in creative terms: "[The U.K.'s] fibers are radioactive," he said, "and even the Queen's selfies to the pool boy get logged." Hypothetically.